Faculty

The international Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) program faculty members are internationally recognized for rigorous research and active engagement in current environmental policy debates, with expertise that includes air and water pollution, climate change, energy, environmental health, environmental management, ecology and conservation. A rotating roster of preeminent professors from Duke University will come to Duke Kunshan each semester to teach, conduct research and advise students.

Building on Duke’s environmental reputation, an independent environmental research center at Duke Kunshan supports natural and social sciences research of the highest caliber. The center provides a hub for faculty and students to engage in state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research that seeks to provide solutions to environmental challenges in China and beyond. It also facilitates collaborations with faculty and researchers at Chinese universities and institutes, businesses operating in China and the Pacific region, government officials, consulting firms and NGOs.

iMEP Faculty

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Duke Kunshan University

Volkswagen Chair in Sustainability Schwarzman Scholars Program, Tsinghua University
Associate Professor (On sabbatical 2021-2022), Duke Kunshan University & Duke University

UG Faculty

Associate Professor of Applied Economics at Division of Social Sciences,
Acting Director for Environmental Research Center, Duke Kunshan University.

Assistant Professor of Environment and Urban Studies, Duke Kunshan University

Associate Professor of Environmental Science, Duke Kunshan University

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Duke Kunshan University

Affiliated Faculty at Duke University

Research Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy,

Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at Duke Kunshan University

Faculty Fellow in the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

Director, Research Triangle Park Division, National Center for Environmental Assessment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Adjunct Professor in the Division of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Duke University
Adjunct Professor in the Environmental Program, Duke Kunshan University

Professor of Geochemistry and Water Quality, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University

William R. & Thomas L. Perkins Professor of Law, Environmental Policy, and Public Policy Law School, Nicholas School of the Environment, and Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

Professor of Environmental Science/Chemistry, Duke Kunshan University

Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Research Professor in Global Health, Duke University and Duke Kunshan University

Senior fellow at Duke University’s Nicholas Institute of Environmental Policy Solutions, Adjunct associate professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy

Professor of Marine Geospatial Ecology, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
Professor of Marine Geospatial Ecology, Duke Kunshan University

Visiting Faculty

Building an NGO Toolkit: From Design to Monitoring ENVIRON 601KSenior Fellow at Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University
Former President and CEO of the Organization for Tropical StudiesAdjunt Professor at Nicholas School of Environment, Duke University

Narrating Nature: Documentaries for Environmental Studies ENVIRON 781K
Historian and Visual Artist
Media Activist, Scholar, and Curator

Policy Praticum PUBPOL 872KAssociate Professor of the Practice in the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
Director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security, Duke University

Assistant Professor, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiaotong University